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Samuel Van Fleet
Born 1837
SAMUEL VAN FLEET, farmer, Castle Grove Twp., Sec. 26 : P.O. Monticello; was born in Wayne Co., N.Y., in 1837; he came to Jones Co. in the spring of 1857 and settled in Monticello, where he worked at his trade (that of a carpenter); in 1868, he purchased and settled on his present farm. His parents came to Jones Co. in 1861; his father died in 1866; his mother lives with him.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 701.

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